Tracy and Michele Byrd were recently the victims of a real estate scam.

While FBI studies and information from the National Crime Prevention Council (NPCP) indicate the elderly are attractive targets for fraudsters, literally anyone can be taken by a scam – no matter their age, no matter their intelligence. Even law enforcement officers like Lt.

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 I Have A Dream supporters Michael and Maryann DeMayo, Jo Hackler of the Gale Fo

The “I Have A Dream” Program recently recognized Class of 2016 new “dreamer” scholarship recipients during a reception and dinner at the Beaumont ISD boardroom.

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Q. I owe a lot of money and can’t pay my bills. My largest debt is for a student loan. I have been told that even if I file bankruptcy, I will still owe my student loans. Is this true?

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If you read this column on a regular basis, you may think this article is a contradiction compared to the one I wrote recently urging our readers not to quit. That writing had to do with not giving up, not letting go, trying one more time, and hanging in there. This week, I am urging us to quit some things. Life is a complex mixture of hanging in there and being wise enough to know when to let go of things that hold us back, and in some cases, people who hinder our progress and happiness.

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The Anahuac High School Engineering Design High Altitude Rocket Team traveled to Whites Sands Missile Range in New Mexico to attempt to launch their rocket project. The goal of the project is to launch up to a 35-pound payload to 100,000 feet in altitude.

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